Libraries help readers with electronic reading devices & e-books
Do you have a new Kindle or Nook™, but you’re not sure how to use it? Are you shopping for a mobile reading device, and would like more information on the different options? Throughout the month of April, Fort Bend County Libraries will have Question-and-Answer sessions and classes to help readers enter the digital age of e-Readers and eBooks.
e-Reader Question and Answer hours are weekly come-and-go sessions during which patrons can bring their mobile reading devices and have their questions answered about the device or about downloading e-books. The schedule of sessions for April is as follows:
• Wednesdays, April 9 and 23 ONLY; 10:00-11:30 am – Cinco Ranch Branch Library, 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy.
• Tuesdays, 11:45 am-1:00 pm – Sugar Land Branch Library, 550 Eldridge.
• Tuesdays, 1:00-3:00 pm – George Memorial Library, 1001 Golfview, Richmond.
e-Reader Classes take readers through the process of browsing, selecting, and downloading e-books and audiobooks to their e-readers from the library’s digital library collection, OverDrive. The schedule of classes is as follows:
• “Kindle Basics” — April 17, 10:00 am – First Colony Branch Library,
2121 Austin Parkway, Sugar Land. Reservations required. To register online at the library’s website (www.fortbend.lib.tx.us), click on “Calendar,” select “First Colony Branch Library,” and find the program. Participants may also register by calling the library at 281-238-2800, or by visiting the library.
The programs are free and open to the public. For more information, call the branch library or the library’s Public Information Office at 281-341-2677.
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